business process re-engineering
- business process re-engineering ˌbusiness ˌprocess re-engiˈneering abbreviation BPR noun [uncountable] COMMERCEwhen a business tries to improve its performance in every area, not just manufacturing, by completely redesigning systems, processes etc, rather than changing the existing ones:
• Business process re-engineering totally reshapes the company to take advantage of new technologies.
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